Tumors of the Fetus and Infant
Over the past two decades, the remarkable advances in imaging techniques, such as ultrasound and fast or ultra-fast MRI, have led to the diagnosis of an increasing number of tumors at the prenatal stage. This revised, abundantly illustrated second edition of Tumors of the Fetus and Infant: An Atlas presents an up-to-date account of the clinical and pathological features of neoplastic disease and tumor-like conditions in the fetus, neonate, and infant and discusses major tumor studies and cases from throughout the world. The full range of tumors is covered, with each chapter reviewing the incidence, clinical findings, cytogenetics, pathology, radiology, treatment, and prognosis. The goal is to enable pathologists and clinicians to gain a clear understanding of these lesions so that a correct diagnosis can be achieved and appropriate treatment, initiated.
Concise, easy to use reference source of value for not only pathologists but also clinicians, resident physicians, and other medical specialistsPresents and discusses the clinical presentation and features, imaging studies, pathology (gross and microscopic features), and prognosis for each tumor entityFirst atlas to focus solely on tumors in the fetus, neonate, and infant